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Victoria Negri’s “Gold Star” Film

Victoria Negri is a 30-year old filmmaker from New Haven. She wrote, directed, produced, and acted in her first feature-length movie called “Gold Star.” Even though she was a novice, she managed to cast Oscar-nominated actor, Robert Vaughn as the star. Negri’s movie would be Vaughn’s last screen appearance, he passed shortly after it was made. The film Read more…

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Hartford Filmmaker, Rashad Frett

Rashad Frett of Hartford served the country as an Army Medic. His unit was called to New York City on 9-11. Just hours after two planes hit the twin towers, he was in a helicopter flying over the enormous smoking debris field. He was just 20-years old then and seeing utter devastation in America. He Read more…

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Connecticut Filmmakers Debut “You And Me” – The Movie

    Two former Quinnipiac University film students  have just released their feature film documentary called “You and Me.” It took them 4-years to shoot in Australia. It started as a senior project at Quinnipiac. They shot 600 hours of footage and maxed out multiple credit cards to get the film made. In April of 2016, Read more…

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Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly Read more…

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And The Oscar Goes To….Art Carney

 In 1975 actor Art Carney won an Oscar for the best performance by an actor for the movie “Harry And Tonto.” That year he was up against Albert Finney for the “Orient Express,” Dustin Hoffman for “Lenny,” Jack Nicholson in “Chinatown,” Al Pacino in “The Godfather, Part II.”               Read more…

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Sphere’s “Romeo And Juliet”

There is a program in Ridgefield, Connecticut called Sphere.  Sphere stands for Special, People, Housing, Education, Recreation and Employment. It’s mission: to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities, and that includes giving them a voice on the stage. Sphere, was founded in 1987 and it’s current President is Rebecca Ciota. Ciota’s Read more…

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Susan Granger~ Child Actress, Entertainment Reporter, Movie Critic

Some of you may remember, Susan Granger who was an entertainment reporter in the late 1970’s for what was then WNCH-TV, which is now of course WTNH-TV (abc). Granger is now, and has been for a long time, a syndicated movie critic and she knows what she’s talking about having grown up in Hollywood. Granger of Read more…

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He Has A Front Row Seat At The Academy Awards

He was just in from the Telluride Film Festival and just about headed out to the Toronto Film Festival, and so it goes for Woodbridge, Connecticut’s Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter‘s new Chief Awards blogger, as in Oscars and Golden Globes. He’s a busy guy these days as “Oscar Season” is underway. The “Oscar Season” Read more…

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Stunning Art Deco Warner Theatre

Warner Theatre in Torrington, Connecticut, figure out a date and go see it. This is a 1,700 seat stunner, reminds me of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Built in 1931 by Warner Brothers, it first opened as a movie palace. Some who have written about it thru the years called it “Connecticut’s Read more…

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The Story of Hand High School Football

Mike Seib, a Daniel Hand High School graduate, will soon be graduating from the University of Connecticut. He’s discovered his passion along the way and that is film making. Since May of 2010 he has been doing dozens and dozens of interviews for a film called “Tiger Pride~The Story of Hand Football.” It chronicles the Read more…

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